The Mystery of a Hansom Cab is a 2012 Australian television movie about the events surrounding the murder of Oliver Whyte whose body is discovered in a handsom cab in 19th century Melbourne. The investigation is conducted under the leadership of Detective Samuel Gorby, who soon arrests Brian Fitzgerald who had hoped to marry Whyte's betrothed, rich wool merchant Mark Fittelby's daughter, Madge.
28 ott 2012 · The Mystery of a Hansom Cab: Directed by Shawn Seet. With John Waters, Marco Chiappi, Shane Jacobson, Jessica De Gouw. A man is murdered in 19th century Melbourne. The investigation uncovers a trail of secrets and scandal.
The Mystery of the Hansom Cab is an Australian feature-length film directed by W. J. Lincoln based on the popular novel, which had also been adapted into a play. It was one of several films Lincoln made with the Tait family, who had produced The Story of the Kelly Gang.
The Mystery of a Hansom Cab Directed byArthur Shirley Written byArthur Shirley Based onnovel by Fergus Hume Produced byArthur Shirley StarringArthur Shirley Godfrey Cass CinematographyLacey Percival Production company Pyramid Pictures Distributed byAlec Hellmrich Release date 7 February 1925 Running time 10,000 feet CountryAustralia LanguagesSilent...
Oliver Whyte is found murdered in a hansom cab in Melbourne. Brian Fitzgerald is arrested for the crime and brought to trial, but is acquitted at the last minute by Sal Rawlin, a missing witness who produces an alibi. The mystery involves Brian's fiancée, Madge.
This was Shirley's directorial debut. He had started filming a South Seas romance called The Throwback in 1920 but had been unable to complete it. He subsequently sued his cinematographer, Ernest Higgins, but lost the case and had to declare bankruptcy. Shirley managed to recover and establish a new company, Pyramid Pictures, with the backing of se...
Filming began in February 1924 and took five months to photograph. Many of the scenes were in Melbourne on the steps of Parliament House, in the Fitzroy Gardens, and also St. Kilda Road. Interiors were shot in Sydney at a studio in Rushcutters Bay. It was the first movie in Australia to run for ten reels and use double exposure.
The movie received good reviews and was a major commercial success, with The Sydney Morning Herald saying that it played "to a greatly interested audience."
The Mystery of a Hansom Cab Directed byHarold Weston Written by Fergus Hume Eliot Stannard Starring Milton Rosmer Fay Temple A.V. Bramble Production company British & Colonial Kinematograph Company Distributed byIdeal Films Release date September 1915 CountryUnited Kingdom Languages Silent English intertitles The Mystery of a Hansom Cab is a 1915 British silent crime film directed by Harold Weston and starring Milton Rosmer, Fay Temple and A.V. Bramble. It is an adaptation of ...
The Mystery of a Hansom Cab is an emotive Australian crime drama, with an outstanding cast and lavish sets and detail. It is a telemovie of Fergus Hume's book, first published in Australia in 1886. Set in Melbourne, it brings to vivid life the privilege and struggle of the upper and lower classes of Melbournian life from the 1800s.
The Mystery of a Hansom Cab 1911 IMDb RATING 3.0 /10 11 YOUR RATING Rate A Melbourne playboy, Oliver White, is murdered as he is driven home one night in a hansom cab. Investigating the crime encompasses all aspects of Melbourne society. Director W.J. Lincoln Writer Fergus Hume (novel) Star Walter Dalgleish See production, box office & company info